Board members at the June 2023 Greenway Board Meeting

Boards and Staff

Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council

Greenway Conservancy for the Hudson River Valley, Inc.

Boards of Directors

The Hudson River Valley Greenway Boards of Directors were created by the legislature in 1991. For details on the size and purpose of the Boards see https://hudsongreenway.ny.gov/overview-mission. All members of the Boards must live in the Greenway area. See the map found at  https://hudsongreenway.ny.gov/overview-mission for the Greenway area.

Members of the Boards are unpaid volunteers. They are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses related to their duties, such as travel. In the immediate past year there were no expenses paid to Board members.

Upcoming Board meetings may be found here https://hudsongreenway.ny.gov/board-meetings.

 

Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council Board Members:

NameBoard PositionAppointing AuthorityCounty of Residence
Margaretta “Meg” DowneyChairNYS GovernorDutchess
Wint AldrichVice ChairNYS GovernorDutchess
VACANTAlbany County RepresentativeAlbany County Executive 
Kathleen BucholskyColumbia County RepresentativeColumbia County Board of SupervisorsColumbia
Angela HenryDutchess County RepresentativeDutchess County ExecutiveDutchess
VACANTGreene County RepresentativeGreene County Legislature 
Johanna PorrOrange County RepresentativeOrange County ExecutiveOrange
Jennifer CarlquistPutnam County RepresentativePutnam County ExecutivePutnam
Linda von der HeideRensselaer County RepresentativeRensselaer County ExecutiveRensselaer
Vincent AlteriRockland County RepresentativeRockland County ExecutiveRockland
Mary McNamaraUlster County RepresentativeUlster County ExecutiveUlster
Robert W. ElliottWestchester County RepresentativeWestchester County ExecutiveWestchester
Anthony "Skip" PiscitelliBronx County RepresentativeMayor of New York CityBronx
Matthew SchneidManhattan County RepresentativeMayor of New York CityManhattan
Carla CastilloNYS Senate Majority RepresentativeNYS Senate Majority LeaderOrange
VACANTNYS Senate Majority RepresentativeNYS Senate Majority Leader 
Assemblyman Christopher EachusNYS Assembly Majority RepresentativeNYS Assembly SpeakerOrange
VACANTNYS Assembly Majority RepresentativeNYS Assembly Speaker 
Marcel FlorestalNYS Senate Minority RepresentativeNYS Senate Minority LeaderManhattan
Assemblyman Anil BeephanNYS Assembly Minority RepresentativeNYS Assembly Minority LeaderDutchess
VACANTCouncil AppointmentGreenway Council 
Voting Ex officio members   
Erik KulleseidCommissioner, NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic PreservationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Robert J. RodriquezSecretary of StateGreenway LegislationAlbany
Jeanette M. MoyCommissioner, NYS Office of General ServicesGreenway LegislationAlbany
Marie Therese DominquezCommissioner, NYS Department of TransportationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Basil SeggosCommissioner, NYS Department of Environmental ConservationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Richard BallCommissioner, NYS Department of Agriculture and MarketsGreenway LegislationAlbany
Hope KnightChair, Empire State Development CorporationGreenway LegislationAlbany

 

Greenway Conservancy for the Hudson River Valley Board Members:

NameBoard PositionAppointing AuthorityCounty of Residence
Kevin BurkeChairNYS GovernorOrange
Daniela WeissGovernor's RepresentativeNYS GovernorAlbany
Jane DanielsGovernor's RepresentativeNYS GovernorWestchester
Hon. Michelle HincheyNYS Senate Majority RepresentativeNYS Senate Majority LeaderUlster
Dini LoBueNYS Senate Majority RepresentativeNYS Senate Majority LeaderPutnam
Kristin M. BrownNYS Assembly Majority RepresentativeNYS Assembly SpeakerUlster
VACANTNYS Assembly Majority RepresentativeNYS Assembly Speaker 
VACANTNYS Senate Minority RepresentativeNYS Senate Minority Leader 
Jayne McLaughlinTreasurer, NYS Assembly Minority RepresentativeNYS Assembly Minority LeaderDutchess
Betsy JacksVice Chair, Council AppointmentGreenway CouncilGreene
Cindy LanzettaCouncil AppointmentGreenway CouncilUlster
VACANTCouncil AppointmentGreenway Council 
Jeanne WilliamsCouncil AppointmentGreenway CouncilSaratoga
Dr. Dennis J. MurrayCouncil AppointmentGreenway CouncilDutchess
Sarah OlsonSecretary, Council AppointmentGreenway CouncilDutchess
Stephan YarabekCouncil AppointmentGreenway CouncilUlster
Sarah IdlemanCouncil AppointmentGreenway CouncilWashington
Non-Voting Ex officio members   
Erik KulleseidCommissioner, NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic PreservationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Robert J. RodriquezSecretary of StateGreenway LegislationAlbany
Jeanette M. MoyCommissioner, NYS Office of General ServicesGreenway LegislationAlbany
Marie Therese DominquezCommissioner, NYS Department of TransportationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Basil SeggosCommissioner, NYS Department of Environmental ConservationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Richard BallCommissioner, NYS Department of Agriculture and MarketsGreenway LegislationAlbany
Hope KnightChair, Empire State Development CorporationGreenway LegislationAlbany
Hon. Peter HarckhamChair, NYS Senate Environmental Conservation CommitteeGreenway LegislationWestchester
Hon. Deborah GlickChair, NYS Assembly Environmental Conservation CommitteeGreenway LegislationManhattan

 

Hudson River Valley Greenway Staff:

Andy Kitzmann, Executive Director

Beth Campochiaro, Trails and Community Outreach Director

Dan Jeanson, Project Director

Shannon Day, Director of Operations

Cody Arana, Event Coordinator